Philip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman

American actor and film director (1967-2014)
Philip Seymour Hoffman was an American actor. Best known for his distinctive supporting and character roles—typically lowlifes, eccentrics, bullies, and misfits—he acted in many films and theatrical productions, including leading roles, from the early 1990s until his death in 2014.Wikipedia
BornJuly 23, 1967
HometownFairport, New York, United States of America
Net worth$25 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
PartnerMimi O'Donnell
ChildrenCooper Hoffman
ParentsMarilyn O'Connor , Gordon Hoffman


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A Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Trajectory': Richard Russo on writing small town America

His novels and short stories have garnered literary prizes on both sides of the Atlantic, with critics hailing them as quiet chronicles of the contemporary American experience. Richard Russo tells us about his serendipitous brush with Hollywood stars Paul Newman, Ed Harris and Philip Seymour Hoffman and why finding his authorial voice was the key to embarking on a full-time literary career.
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2013Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleThe MasterNominated
2013Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureThe MasterNominated
2013Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting RoleThe MasterNominated
2013British Academy of Film & Television ArtsSupporting ActorThe MasterNominated
2012British Academy of Film & Television ArtsSupporting ActorThe Ides of MarchNominated